Down payment

New Down Payment Rule – How does it impact you?

Last week, the Federal Government announced that the minimum down payment for homes priced over $500,000 will increase. Currently, the minimum down payment for a home […]

More Mortgage Changes for Canadians

The Canadian government released more details today about the implementation further mortgage changes across the country. The mortgages changes are going to affect those Canadians making purchases over $500,000, and […]
First Time Homebuyer

How to be a first time homebuyer

As a first time homebuyer there is a lot of excitement but it’s important not to get too wrapped up in the excitement and ensure you do your […]

Home Renovations: Contractor Pricing Lingo

Lately I’ve had a lot of clients musing about home renovations so I thought it prudent to do a piece on hiring a contractor. It can be intimidating, […]
Calgary Housing Market

Calgary housing market: renovations that add value

We’ve seen sales slow and prices drop slightly in the Calgary housing market and this is cyclical – we’ve seen it before and we’ll see it […]

Have you missed mortgage payments?

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens and we find it difficult to cope financially. It could be a job loss, an unexpected […]

Surviving in an economy with low oil prices from the perspective of a Calgary Mortgage Broker

When you live in a boom-time province, you’ve got to expect a certain amount of fluctuation in the economy. While most of us appreciated the relief […]

#Trending in the Canada Mortgage Rates World

Canadian dollar starting to climb. The Loonie’s worst days may be over as the price of oil continues to rise, albeit slowly. A new outlook on […]

Time for your Mortgage Renewal – make sure you review before you sign!

Is your current mortgage still competitive? Has there been a change in your job or your family situation? Are you up-to-date on what the market is […]

No recession here?

With all the hubbub around the “recession” announcement yesterday, do you feel any clearer about whether or not we are/were in a recession? While the country […]

August market volatility

We are living through interesting times – economically speaking. The latest news surrounding the turmoil in the stock market and a potential “crash” has made some […]

Tenants from hell …

This is one of the worst stories of heard from investment property owners. Despite due diligence and having a property management company, they were still scammed. […]